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Get Crafty at PNC Bank Winter WonderFest

Get Crafty at PNC Bank Winter WonderFest

December 18, 2014

Chicago’s biggest and best indoor winter event of the year is in full swing at Navy Pier! PNC Bank Winter WonderFest features rides, giant slides, fun photo-ops and more through January 11! Budding artists definitely must visit Craft Corner presented by the Museum of Science and Industry. Nestled in the east side of the festival […]

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Walking in a Winter WonderFest: Part 3

Walking in a Winter WonderFest: Part 3

December 2, 2014

PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier will be in full swing December 5, 2014 to January 11, 2015! This year all attendees ages two and up need a General Admission Ticket to enter this snowy paradise. Upgrade to an Activity Ticket to enjoy all of the rides and activities in the room including Chicago […]

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Walking in a Winter WonderFest: Part Two

Walking in a Winter WonderFest: Part Two

November 27, 2014

Welcome back to our second edition of highlights at this year’s PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier. Our last post captured top attractions from indoor iceskating to meeting with Santa and Mrs. Claus, but today we’re back with even more WinterWonderfest activities to enjoy inside and far away from any chilly temperatures outside. Don’t […]

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Winter WonderFest Photo Blog: Thanks for All the Memories!

Winter WonderFest Photo Blog: Thanks for All the Memories!

January 13, 2014

It’s been a wonderful year for Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! We had a great time with all the new rides and attractions, as well as all the classics from past years. Thank you to everyone who came out and joined in the winter wonder with us! Now that it’s […]

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Last Chance for Winter WonderFest!

Last Chance for Winter WonderFest!

January 6, 2014

Time is running out to visit everyone’s favorite winter extravaganza – Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! You only have until January 12, 2013 to join in on the 170,000 square feet of fun for you and your family of rides, slides, obstacle courses, and so much more! This year’s Winter […]

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Fun Facts about Winter WonderFest

Fun Facts about Winter WonderFest

December 23, 2013

‘Tis the season for too much fun at Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! We’ve been in full celebratory swing for more than two weeks here at Winter WonderFest, and by now you’ve probably at least heard about all the attractions, rides, and entertainment this spectacular indoor extravaganza has to offer, […]

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Help Fight Hunger While Ice Skating at Winter WonderFest

Help Fight Hunger While Ice Skating at Winter WonderFest

December 20, 2013

Hunger is a serious and pervasive issue in our community. To help fight hunger this holiday season, Bank of America, our Winter WonderFest lead sponsor, has teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and Northern Illinois Food Bank  to help our visitors fight hunger locally while ice skating at Winter WonderFest. During December 13-15, […]

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Winter WonderFest Attractions Part 2 – What Not to Miss

Winter WonderFest Attractions Part 2 – What Not to Miss

December 13, 2013

If you saw our last post, you know that Winter WonderFest is not to be missed this year. With the newly added attractions and the return of past favorites, it’s easy to spend the whole day inside this wonderland. If you’re trying to decide which attractions to hit up first, we’ve put together this little […]

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Winter WonderFest Attractions Part 1 – Newest Additions

Winter WonderFest Attractions Part 1 – Newest Additions

December 11, 2013

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and we have so much fun planned for you! Join us at Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America this year to experience the fun you know and love and to check out all the new rides and attractions we’ve added! Of course, you’ll be able […]

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Family Fun for the Holidays at Navy Pier!

Family Fun for the Holidays at Navy Pier!

December 4, 2013

Winter break will be here before we know it. How do you keep the kids from getting restless on those endless December and January days spent stuck inside? Here at Navy Pier, we have plenty of family-friendly activities going on all season long that will keep not only the kids, but you entertained and in […]

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Winter WonderFest is the Perfect Place for the Whole Family

Winter WonderFest is the Perfect Place for the Whole Family

November 22, 2013

Thanksgiving plans are almost wrapped up, and before you know it, it will be time to start planning your next big holiday party! If you’ve thrown holiday parties for friends and family in the past, you know the preparation and clean-up can be a headache. Well, we’ve got a solution for you! Turn this year’s […]

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Winter WonderFest is Coming

Winter WonderFest is Coming

November 6, 2013

We couldn’t wait. Now that Halloween has come and gone, we’re too excited to not start talking about Winter WonderFest 2013 at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America! If you’ve attended a past Winter WonderFest then you know how fun it is to be inside of a 170,000 square foot winter playground! Starting December […]

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It’s the Last Weekend of Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier!

It’s the Last Weekend of Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier!

January 4, 2013

It’s almost hard to believe, but we’ve come to the end of our 12th annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America celebration! Today, Saturday, and Sunday are the last three days visitors will be able to enjoy all the rides, attractions, music, food, and fun at Winter WonderFest so if you […]

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Winter WonderFest Special Attractions | Navy Pier

Winter WonderFest Special Attractions | Navy Pier

December 28, 2012

If you haven’t heard (but we bet you have because it’s the talk of the town), Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America is back! Our grand winter celebration opened on November 30 and runs through January 6—that’s over five weeks of fun! As we like to say around here – ‘tis […]

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Shop at the Pier!

Shop at the Pier!

December 14, 2012

Every year I try and begin my holiday shopping early because there’s nothing worse than knowing Christmas is a week away and you still have a bunch of people to check off your list. But even though I start looking early doesn’t mean I start buying early. It’s so hard to find meaningful gifts these […]

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Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America

Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America

December 12, 2012

We’re already into week three of our 12th annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America and the party’s in full swing! If you haven’t stopped by yet, you simply must! Our winter celebration is the talk of the town, and nothing more so than all the fabulous rides we pack into […]

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Santa at the Pier!

Santa at the Pier!

November 30, 2012

Santa Claus is coming to town! And not just any town, but the Windy City! And where is his first stop? Chicago’s winter lakefront playground, Navy Pier! Every year, Santa Claus stops by our fabulous holiday party, Winter WonderFest. And he’s not just here for one day! Santa may be a busy guy, but he […]

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One Week Until Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier | Navy Pier

One Week Until Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier | Navy Pier

November 23, 2012

We can’t wait for Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America to begin! It’ll be our 12th annual celebration this year and there’s only one more week until we open the Winter WonderFest doors! If you’ve never been to our big holiday celebration, here’s the scoop. Every year we transform our 170,000 […]

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Winter WonderFest Tickets Now on Sale!  | Navy Pier

Winter WonderFest Tickets Now on Sale! | Navy Pier

November 14, 2012

If you’re already planning out your holidays, make sure you save a day for Navy Pier! “Why?” you may ask? Not only does Navy Pier still have some of the best views in the city and the biggest Ferris wheel around, but starting November 30, we’ll also play host to Winter WonderFest presented by Bank […]

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Navy Pier’s New Year’s Eve Family Bash!

Navy Pier’s New Year’s Eve Family Bash!

December 21, 2011

Location: Winter WonderStage in Winter WonderFest (located in Festival Hall) 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Fireworks at 8:15 p.m. Free Admission! On December 31st of each year family and friends gather together in joyous anticipation of the coming New Year.  Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with your family and friends at Navy Pier’s Winter WonderStage. Enjoy […]

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